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See the ocean one last time

My Dad wanted to see the ocean one last time….

In Guest Posts, North America On June 30, 2015 0 Comments

Oh my goodness folks, what a Guest Post we have today. I’m in Las Vegas for work and thank goodness I read this while still in my hotel… Read More »

Boeing 777

Endless Possibility just Beyond the Runway

In Humor, Random Thoughts On June 24, 2015 0 Comments

Mmmmm…..what IS it about the rumble of a Boeing 777 lurching down the runway that screams possibility to me? My heart pounds like a jackhammer. My skin tingles… Read More »

Hugs for Dad

Hugs for Dad from Travel with Aging Parents

In Random Thoughts On June 21, 2015 0 Comments

  Father’s Day is actually rather hard for me as it reminds me of how much I miss my own Dad. It will be 10 years this August… Read More »

Tortoise-and-the-Hare

S-l-o-o-o-o-o-w Down when Traveling with your Parents

In Mobility Challenges, Multigenerational Travel On June 16, 2015 0 Comments

Growing up, I remember Dad waiting patiently for me as I was learning to walk. He never walked far enough ahead so I felt like I was behind… Read More »

checklist

Summer Packing Checklist

In Packing Suggestions On June 13, 2015 0 Comments

As mom has gotten older, it’s gotten more difficult for her to pack for her trip. Well, that’s not quite right – she definitely packs her stuff –… Read More »

dogs in suitcase

Traveling with Pets and Aging Parents

In General Considerations, Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On May 30, 2015 0 Comments

Although I grew up with pets (5 inside dogs and 3 outside, horses and two pet chickens), Mom and I don’t own any now. But lots of elderly… Read More »

restroom

Advice from Readers: What to do if your Aging Parent is the Opposite Gender and needs help using the restroom.

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Mobility Challenges, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know On May 20, 2015 1 Comment

I received a lot of comments from readers on my previous post “What to do if your aging parent is the opposite gender and needs help using the… Read More »

hotel bathroom accessibility #2

What to do if your Aging Parent is the Opposite Gender and needs help using the restroom.

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Multigenerational Travel, Need to Know, Reader Questions On May 14, 2015 3 Comments

Obviously Mom and I have never had this challenge, but several people have asked what to do if your aging parent is the opposite gender and needs help… Read More »

What to do in Helena Montana

What to do in Helena Montana (Part 2)

In North America On May 10, 2015 3 Comments

In Part 1 of what to do in Helena Montana, I recommended five sites to visit if you find yourself in Helena in the winter months (during summer,… Read More »

Caring for Mom and Dad #2

A MUST WATCH: PBS Special Caring for Mom & Dad

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Need to Know, Reviews: Shows, Restaurant, Bars, etc. On May 6, 2015 0 Comments

When it comes to “must watch” TV, I admit I usually head over to CBS (NCIS) or AMC (The Walking Dead). However, my interest was piqued when I… Read More »